Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 234327-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is looking for a Clinical Research Nurse for their Office of Clinical Research. This position involves study coordination of multiple clinical trials conducted by Department of Surgery investigators. This involves the daily management of subjects enrolled in clinical trials and the administrative management of clinical trial activity for industry-sponsored, NIH-funded, and investigator-initiated trials.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing (BAN) or Bachelor of Science (BSN) preferred. Current RN license required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience coordinating a clinical research trial or with research data collection is preferred.
Experience working in a lab processing human samples is preferred.
Experience working in a medical setting is preferred.

License or Certificate:

Intent to obtain ACRP or SOCRA certification is preferred.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate will be proactive, maintain a positive attitude, possess superior organizational skills, pay close attention to detail and require minimal supervision. The ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and medical professionals is required. The candidate must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, quickly read and understand complex study documents and integrate knowledge of GCP into daily activities. Coordinators must readily adapt to various web-based data entry systems used for studies.

Studies may require a Coordinator remain on-site for an extended number of hours (e.g. 14) while a subject participates in an intervention period. Must have flexible work schedule, able to work extended days (e.g. 14 hours), evenings and weekends as needed. Coordinators may be required to travel to other UW Health clinics so they should have reliable transportation or be willing to use public transportation. This position requires on-call status for subject recruitment, enrollment, and subject monitoring. Coordinators are required to complete the following training: HIPAA, human subjects protection training, biosafety shipping and laboratory safety.

A caregiver background check will be conducted.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply by clicking on the "" button. You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter.

To be considered a qualified applicant, please indicate in your cover letter and resume how you meet the required and preferred skills listed in the position description.


Cory Reithmeyer
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: May 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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